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Therapists


Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

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Therapists


Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Daniel S. Holford, LMFT

Daniel Holford has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1986.  He is also a licensed minister.  He is a graduate of Pepperdine University Graduate School of Psychology and Vanguard University of Southern California.  He has taught at National University Fresno, University of LaVerne and at numerous educational and church community seminars.  He has consulted with numerous churches on church based recovery ministries, having launched one that has been in operation for over 20 years.  He provides marital and relationship therapy, works with victime of crime, depression and anxiety, and family issues.  He began the counseling center in July of 1993.

Phone: (559) 738-0700 ext 17
email: dholford@tmicounseling.org

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Donald K. "Kirk" Weintz, L.M.F.T. / L.P.C.C.

Donald Kirk Weintz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). He has twenty-five years of experience in the field of social work and psychotherapy serving multiple ages, socioeconomic and culturally diverse clients. He has a Master's Degree in Counseling from Denver Seminary and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from National University.  His expertise lies in the areas of dual diagnosis, trauma, sexually addictive behaviors (e.g., sexual offending, pornography, affairs, etc), men's issues, sexual identity issues, intimacy issues, marital therapy and eating disorders.

Phone: (559) 738-0700 ext 14
Email:  DKWeintz@gmail.com

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Kathleen E. Mittman, LMFT

Kathie Mittman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been with TMG since 2003.  She is a graduate of Fresno State University and the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary.  She has conducted classes about marriage issues at her church.  She provides marital and relationship therapy, works with adults and children who are victims of abuse, depression, anxiety and family issues.  She provides pychotherapy at the counseling center in Visalia and in Porterville.

Phone: (559) 738-0700 ext 16
Email: kmittman@tmicounseling.org

Nikki Rodriguez, LMFT

Nikki Rodriguez is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and she has a Master's degree in Counseling from Fresno State University. Her areas of expertise include working with adolescents, adults, couples and families.  Nikki specializes in treating mood disorders including anxiety and depression, trauma, co-occurring disorders and addictive behaviors. In addition to her work at Trinity, Nikki has also worked with the Visalia Rescue Mission's residential drug rehabilitation program to provide individual and group therapy. She is experienced in utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in facilitating group therapy and plans to become certified.

Phone: (559) 738-0700 ext 24
Email: Nikkir@tmicounseling.org

 

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Richard Wendt, LMFT

Richard L. Wendt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been with TMG since September 2012. He earned a Masters of Arts in Marriage, Family, Child Counseling and a Masters of Divinity with an emphasis in New Testament Theology from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Richard has 17 years combined experience in Law Enforcement, firefighting, and EMS as a Paramedic. He has 20 years' experience in ministry working as pastor, chaplain, and pastoral counselor. Before coming to TMG he worked as a therapist at the College of the Sequoias and at Visalia Youth Services. Richard works with adolescents, children, individuals, and couples. His Masters work in traumatic stress has led him to specialize in Trauma and PTSD in both adults and children as well as post graduate study in neurophysiology. He is also working towards specialization in couple's therapy and working with children/adolescents with mood and behavioral problems. He teaches parenting classes and has taught marriage clinics at churches.

Phone: (559) 741-3864
Email: richardlwendt@gmail.com

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Christi Rooney [Conley], LMFT

Christi Rooney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has been with Trinity Ministries Group since May 2014.  She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary.  Prior to beginning an internship at Trinity Ministries she also worked as a trainee therapist at Visalia Youth Services.  Christi has worked with the Visalia Rescue Mission's residential drug rehabilitation program to provide individual and group therapy.  Her areas of expertise include working with adolescents, adults, couples and families.  Areas of interest include addictive behaviors, anxiety, trauma, depression and couples therapy.

Phone: (559) 738-0700 ext 19
Email: cconley@tmicounseling.org

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Deb De Carlo-Akins, LMFT

Deb De Carlo-Akins is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Brandman University. Deb received her undergraduate degree from Fresno Pacific University in Organizational Leadership.  She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) for treating PTSD. Deb has additional clinical experience working with clients experiencing symptoms of severe mental illness on the local county Assertive Community Treatment team. She enjoys working with couples and families, adolescents and individuals. Deb is also interested in assisting clients with trauma or  difficulty adjusting to unique life stressors, such as medical conditions.

Phone:  (559) 738-0700 ext 21
Email:  deborahda@tmicounseling.org

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Rebecca Armstong Beattie, LMFT

Rebecca Armstong Beattie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary Fresno, CA. We all go through difficult times. We face more challenges today than ever with family, careers, relationships, and parenting. Therapy can be extremely helpful in learning new ways to cope with our complex lives and learn to live more fully. No one has to walk this journey alone. I don’t have all the answers, but I would love to help you discover your own strengths and uniqueness and help you flourish. I specialize in helping people work through grief and loss issues, loss of a child and infertility. I help address identity issues, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and parenting. I want to help you find out what is blocking your growth and set you on your path toward wholeness and joy.

Phone:  (559) 738-0700 ext 23
Email:  rebeccab@tmicounseling.org

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Associates (Interns)


 

AMFT - Associate Marriage & Family Therapists

APPC - Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

ACSW - Associate Clinical Social Worker

 

Associates (Interns)


 

AMFT - Associate Marriage & Family Therapists

APPC - Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

ACSW - Associate Clinical Social Worker

 

 
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LAURA NOELLE, APPC

Laura utilizes clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions to assist her clients, dependent upon each individual’s unique needs.  She will provide you with a warm, nonjudgmental environment, a safe place to explore the issues preventing you from living the life you want.  Laura has training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Her clinical experience includes assisting clients with addiction, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, divorce and parenting, relationship issues and other challenges.  With a background in vocational rehabilitation, she is uniquely qualified to assist individuals experiencing difficulty with the challenges of psychological and medical issues.  Laura earned a Graduate Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from California State University, Fresno. 

Phone (559) 738-0700 ext 12
lnoelle@tmicounseling.org

 

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Grace Ozuna, amfT

Grace Ozuna is a Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who graduated in the fall of 2017 with her Master of Science in Counseling/Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy from University of Phoenix. Grace desires to work with individuals, families, adolescents, and children to explore perceptions, inter-personal relationships and attachment issues. She understands that past relationships, culture, and family systems influence and shape one's identity and current relationships. Her clinical skills offer ways of seeing one's past experiences and patterns of relating as opportunities for change, growth, and transformation. Her goal is to walk alongside people helping them become truly authentic, connected, and fulfilled. Grace is bilingual - Spanish and English.

Phone (559) 738-0700 ext 20
gozuna@tmicounseling.org

Lisete Oyervidez, amfT

Lisete Oyervidez is a Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has completed her degree requirements at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary, and has graduated with her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling in May of 2018.  Lisete has over 15 years of combined experience in social services working in victims services, Probation, Child Welfare Services,with at-risk youth, and with developmentally delayed adults and their families.  Lisete provides therapy for individuals, children, and adolescents.  Lisete is bilingual- Spanish and English. 

Phone (559) 738-0700 ext. 18
liseteo@tmicounseling.org

MONICA LEAL, AMFT

Monica Leal is a Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who hopes to become licensed within the year. Monica earned both a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential from Fresno State University. Monica has over a decade of experience working with children and adolescents and is currently employed as a school counselor. Her areas of expertise include working with children, adolescents, and families. Monica has experience working with issues related to: social deficits, behavior, guardian deployment, anger management, anxiety, and academic concerns. Prior to becoming a school counselor Monica worked at Kings View Counseling Services and Fresno Family Counseling Center. Other areas of interest include providing individual adult counseling services.

Phone (559) 738-0700
Email: mleal@tmicounseling.org

 
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Trainees


TRAINEES

Trainees


TRAINEES

 

HEATHER SASIN, TRAINEE

Heather Sasin is a practicum student who will graduate in the fall of 2018 with her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family therapy from Brandman University.  Heather has 10 years of combined experience in Social Services working with Child Welfare Services, Probation and Parole, adult and juvenile convicted sex offenders, at-risk youth, and with developmentally delayed adults and their families.  She has a spcial interest working with Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Collaborative Therapy to help clients reach their desired goals.  Her main goal is to help clients create positive change and improve their relationships on a daily basis.

Phone (559) 738-0700
hsasin@tmicounseling.org
 

MARYANN NEWSOM, TRAINEE

Maryann is a practicum student working on her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family therapy. At this time Maryann is working primarily at our Porterville location.

Phone (559) 738-0700
mnewsom@tmicounseling.org

MICHAEL ZUREK, TRAINEE

Michael is a practicum student working on his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family therapy. At this time Michael is working at our Visalia location.

Phone (559) 738-0700
mzurek@tmicounseling.org